EPA Floats TSCA ‘Fenceline’ Method With Potential New Risk Findings

January 21, 2022
EPA has released for peer review and public comment a draft “version 1.0” of its TSCA screening approach for considering risks that chemicals pose to fenceline communities, including early “case studies” applying the method to three already-evaluated chemicals that finds additional risks from air and water exposures, particularly to workers. The agency released its draft fenceline screening approach on Jan. 21, months after announcing it would develop and apply that methodology to identify potential risks from as many as seven...

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